May 21, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Graseck to perform at BVAC event June 4th

Noted local violinist, James Graseck, is being spotlighted at the unique Gallery Night sponsored by the Babylon Village Arts Council. Graseck will perform at the Pinnacle East Gallery on Friday, June 4, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

West Babylon cuts ribbon on first phase of capital improvment project

The West Babylon Board of Education recently cut the ribbons for three high school locations that have been completely renovated. More...

Babylon Village Historical Society hosts Ole Times Day this Sunday

Babylonians Take to the Air is the theme of this year More...

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Schools/Sports

Bay Shore student honored

A tree planting ceremony was held on the front lawn of Gardiner Manor School. Thanks to the efforts of Rachel Gold, Gardiner Manor was the proud recipient of a beautiful Fairhaven Copper Beech tree along with a commemorative plaque. More...

West Babylon’s breakfast for honor students

The West Babylon Junior High School recently held a breakfast for those students who have maintained honors or high honors throughout the school year. More...

The Light of My Life authors’ tea at

Robert Moses Middle School in North Babylon

Kathleen Brandow, a teacher at Robert Moses Middle School in North Babylon, and her sixth grade study skills classes had a Light of My Life authors More...

Events & Bulletin

• The Beacon BULLETIN BOARD •

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, May 22
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Opinion

Let’s all gang up on gang violence

A cover story this week outlines how the state is helping local municipalities and police departments counter gang activity in their communities. The funding recently received by Babylon Town and the Suffolk County Police Department More...

Let’s clean it up, please

The garbage and litter on South Railroad Avenue, Lindenhurst, highlighted two weeks ago as a local spot that needs some attention is not only still there, but increased. More...

We must do more to curb drunk drivers

Let me tell you about a boy named Brandon. Brandon is a remarkable young man who has paid - - and will keep on paying - - a terrible price for a stupid choice he made when he was just 17 years old. More...

Supervisor and Mrs. Steve Bellone!

On Saturday, May 15, Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone married Tracey Ann Scala of Lindenhurst. The couple exchanged wedding vows at Our Lady of Assumption R.C. More...

People in the News

The North Babylon High School hosted over 208 students in 52 teams from ninth through twelfth grades in its annual Science Olympiad. More...

NB man charged with internet drug purchases

The Suffolk County Police Department First Squad NE/SOT Detectives have arrested a North Babylon man for possession of a large quantity of Hydrocone (Vicodin). More...

West Babylon cuts ribbon on first phase of capital improvment project

In photo, West Babylon administrators and staff complete the Ribbon cutting to the newly refurbished guidance office at the high school. With phase one of the district's capital improvement project completed, it now moves to phase two and three. More...

 

People/Social

Cub Scout Pack 99 from Babylon hosts Arrow of Light ceremony

BabylonTown Councilman Wayne R. Horsley, Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino and S.C. Legislator Dave Bishop joined in the festivities when members of Cub Scout Pack 99 from Babylon hosted their Arrow of Light ceremony. More...

Sumpwams Garden Club, new officers installed

At the April 12 meeting of Sumpwams Garden Club, new officers were installed. More...

Kenneth Joseph Pettersen celebrates fifth birthday

Kenneth Joseph Pettersen, the son of Kenneth and Valerie Pettersen of West Islip, celebrated his fifth birthday on April 5, 2004. Parties were held at Chuck E. More...

Obituaries

Christine Mary Howlett, resident of Babylon Village since 1925

In 1942, when Lucy McLaughlin moved to Babylon as a young bride, she struck up a friendship with her neighbor, Christine Mary Howlett. McLaughlin More...

Grace Elizabeth Hamstra, of Babylon

Grace Elizabeth "Betty" Hamstra, of Salisbury, Maryland and formerly of Babylon, died April 22, 2004 at her home. More...

Helen Irjas Beinert, of W. Babylon

Helen Irjas Beinert, of West Babylon and Hendersonville, North Carolina, died May 7, 2004 at Pardee Hospital, Hendersonville, North Carolina after a brief illness. She was 93 years old. More...













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